H.R. 3529 (105th): Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998


Mar 23, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 10, 1998
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a national policy against State and local interference with interstate commerce on the Internet or online services, and to excise congressional jurisdiction over interstate commerce by establishing a moratorium on the imposition of exactions that would interfere with the free flow of commerce via the Internet, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 - Prohibits, for three years after enactment of this Act, any State or political subdivision from imposing, assessing, collecting, or attempting to collect taxes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 23, 1998

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 1998
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3529”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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